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City of Bloomington 2016 Curbside Leaf Collection

2016 Leaf Collection Dates: October 31, 2016 through December 23, 2016

Each residence will receive one pickup.

All leaves must be as close to the curb as possible and may not be in the roadway or around fire hydrants.

Leaves will be vacuumed, so please DO NOT include other waste as it may clog equipment.

Curbside Pickup Status

Status Update Date: Order is Current (will start October 31), Next, Upcoming.

(Click Here to View Large Detailed Map with Street Pickup Status (PDF 2.01 MB))

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Bi-Weekly Yard Waste Pickup

October 31, 2016 through December 23, 2016

On your regular yard waste collection day, you may set out leaves bagged in biodegradable/paper bags for collection WITHOUT the green yard waste tag. All other yard waste must be tagged as usual.

Green: Compost your Leaves!

Recycling your leaves by composting is the greenest way to both reduce waste and create useful fertilizer for you yard. It's natural, easy, and requires almost no maintenance and can be done in any number of ways. Plus, the leaves you compost can be used as mulch or as a valuable nutrient in your soil. For more information on composting, visit

If you should have any questions or comments on our leaf collection program, please call our office between the hours of 7:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday or email us at